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FTC and Florida AG Announce Settlements in Alleged Fraudulent Debt Relief Scheme

Credit Cards  •  FTC  •  FTCA  •  State AGs  •  Telecommunications
FTC On November 30, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Florida Attorney General (AG) announced several settlements totaling approximately $27 million in an alleged fraudulent credit card debt reduction scheme.  In a set of stipulated orders, all but one defendant agreed […]

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FTC and Florida AG Sue Payment Processing Company for Credit Card Processing and Debt Relief Services

Debt Collection  •  FTC  •  FTCA  •  State AGs  •  Telecommunications
On January 8, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission​ (“FTC”) and the Attorney General for the State of Florida​ (“Florida AG”) announced charges against a payment processing business relating to an alleged nationwide debt relief telemarketing scam.  The amended complaint […]

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FTC Releases 2014 Annual Financial Acts Enforcement Report

Auto Finance  •  CFPB  •  EFTA  •  Enforcement Trends  •  FTC  •  Payday Lending  •  Telecommunications  •  TILA
FTC On June 9, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that it provided its 2014 Annual Financial Acts Enforcement Report (the “Report”) to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) and the Federal Reserve Board.  The 23-page […]

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